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  • Family who fear daughter was killed sue Leeds NHS trust after body decomposes
    by Jamie Grierson Home affairs correspondent on 23rd November 2020 at 7:00 am

    Exclusive: pathologist unable to rule out third-party involvement in Emily Whelan’s death because of condition of corpse The family of a woman who they suspect was killed is suing a health trust that allegedly stored her corpse incorrectly, allowing it to decompose to the point that experts were unable to rule out third-party involvement in her death, the Guardian can reveal. Emily Whelan, 25, was found unresponsive in her bedroom in Leeds on 7 November 2016 and was rushed by ambulance to […]

  • Disadvantaged families in England could face generations of inequality
    by PA Media on 15th September 2020 at 10:34 am

    Government’s social mobility commission warns of ‘deep unfairness’ in worst-hit areas Families face being locked into disadvantage for generations unless the issue of social mobility is urgently tackled, the government’s advisory body on life chances in England has warned. The social mobility commission called on regional leaders to draw up tailored, sustained and local programmes to tackle disparities in the worst-hit areas. Related: Social mobility in decline in Britain, official […]

  • University guide 2021: University of Bradford
    by Guardian Staff on 4th September 2020 at 10:27 pm

    All you need to know about studying at the University of Bradford Fees Currently £9,250 for full-time UK undergraduates. Fees for international students are £19,160 per year for lab-based courses (including engineering, informatics and life sciences) and £16,090 a year for classroom-based courses. Foundation years cost £12,800. Details of other specific courses fees can be found at bradford.ac.uk/money/fees/undergraduate-international-students. Continue reading...

  • Covid lockdowns to be eased for over 1m people in north-west England
    by Josh Halliday North of England correspondent on 28th August 2020 at 5:22 pm

    Households will be able to mix in parts of Greater Manchester, Lancashire and West Yorkshire Coronavirus – latest updates See all our coronavirus coverage More than 1 million people in north-west England will be allowed to mix with other households for the first time in a month after a fall in coronavirus cases. Restrictions on seeing friends and family will be lifted from next week in the Greater Manchester boroughs of Bolton, Stockport and Trafford, as well as Burnley and Hyndburn in […]

  • Jo Walker obituary
    by Linda Baxandall on 24th August 2020 at 6:49 pm

    My friend and mentor Jo Walker, who has died aged 91, was a specialist teacher of deaf people and an examiner for the British Association of Teachers of the Deaf (Batod). Born in Bradford, she was the daughter of Aquila Walker and his wife, Vera (whose maiden name was also Walker), both master confectioners. Jo went to Grange secondary school in Bradford and then in 1948 qualified as a teacher at Whitelands Training College in Putney, south London, where she characteristically rebelled against […]

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  • Partnership work with Northern Powergrid sees over 3,000 trees planted
    by bradfordzone on 24th November 2020 at 6:05 pm

    A total of 3,200 trees are being planted along the route of work carried out by Northern Powergrid to replace 132km of electricity cables, thanks to partnership work with Bradford Council. Northern Powergrid started work in September 2019 on a £30m project to improve the reliability and resilience of Bradford’s electricity network. This involved replacing The post Partnership work with Northern Powergrid sees over 3,000 trees planted appeared first on Bradford Zone.

  • Budget for recovery and investment to be discussed by Bradford Council’s Executive
    by bradfordzone on 24th November 2020 at 3:20 pm

    Budget proposals for 2021-22 will be discussed at Bradford Council’s Executive meeting on 1 December. The proposals have been developed against a backdrop of the global COVID-19 pandemic and considerable national uncertainty, but invest in the Council’s priorities, and seek to support the district’s recovery from the impacts of COVID-19, to build a better future The post Budget for recovery and investment to be discussed by Bradford Council’s Executive appeared first on Bradford Zone.

  • Monuments & statues review to be discussed by Bradford Council’s Executive Committee
    by bradfordzone on 24th November 2020 at 10:31 am

    A report on the first phase of a review of statues and monuments across the Bradford District will be discussed at a meeting of the council’s executive on 1 December. An external steering group was established under the direction of independent chair, Charles Dacres who is also Director of the Bradford Hate Crime Alliance. The The post Monuments & statues review to be discussed by Bradford Council’s Executive Committee appeared first on Bradford Zone.

  • Man hit by a car in Bradford dies
    by bradfordzone on 24th November 2020 at 10:22 am

    A 52 year old man has died from his injuries which was sustained after being hit by a car in Bradford. The collision took place at 2:30pm yesterday afternoon (19 November) when the car hit a pedestrian on Leeds Road at the junction with Killinghall Road. A grey Hyundai I30 was turning right from Killinghall The post Man hit by a car in Bradford dies appeared first on Bradford Zone.

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